Remote MAC Address In Python

Peter Hansen peter at
Tue Mar 25 19:59:10 CET 2003

George Papamarkos wrote:
>        Does anyone know if there is a way in Python to grab the MAC
> Address of a computer in a network knowing only its IP Address from a
> Linux machine ? Solutions using "arp" command etc. do not work
> properly. 

Don't work?  How so?  Perhaps there is a solution to this problem
which doesn't involve another approach.  I suggest this only because
I suspect there is no other approach, at least none you would call


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